Google says news site disrupted for many (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Google Inc’s online news site experienced service disruptions for roughly two hours on Tuesday, in the second major outage to affect the company in a month.

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Antitrust watchdog probes Google Italy (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is investigating allegations by Italian newspapers that Google Italy is discriminating against newspapers that don’t want their content linked on Google’s news site by dropping them from its search engine.

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Google Puts Small Ads on Pages of News Site (New York Times)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Newspapers, already reeling from advertising revenue losses, are wary of Google?s latest move.

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Google launches showbiz news site on YouTube (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Google is mounting another experiment in content distribution that might be even more ambitious than its recent launch of original animation from “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane.

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Can Yahoo! Fix the Buzz Problem? (Time Magazine)

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Yahoo!’s new social-news site promises to prevent the obvious cheating that happens on sites like Digg and Reddit

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Report: Google-Digg acquisition talks fall through (CNET)

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

With talks of an acquisition in the final stage, Google reportedly decides not to buy the social-news site.

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Report: Google-Digg acquisition talks fall through (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Google has ended negotiations to buy social-news site Digg.com, according to TechCrunch.

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Will Google destroy Digg or take it to the next level? (CNET)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

If Google does indeed acquire the social news site, Digg, what will become of the popular service?

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Report: Google talks acquisition with Digg (CNET)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

The social news site is in “final negotiations” to sell itself to Google for $200 million, according to people who talked to TechCrunch.

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